Inspiration For Semicolon Tattoos To Show Your Story Isn't Over Yet

Semicolon tattoo is more than a trend telling the story of people struggling with depression, self-harm, bullying and social anxiety.

Wondering what semicolon tattoo means? "A semicolon is used when a sentence could have been ended but it wasn't." 

This quote is spreading on the internet, to raise awareness about people suffering of depression, self-injury, bullying, social anxiety as well as mental diseases. The Semicolon project is gathering and encouraging tattoos for people struggling with life and telling them not to end their story, their life. "Your story isn't over yet." Suicide doesn't prevent you to suffer from bad things, it prevents you to experience good things.

By choosing a semicolon tattoo over a colon, you are deciding to keep fighting, breathing, loving and living life. A semicolon tattoo is helping you to remind that moment, in the bad and the good times. Many people are choosing to ink just a small semicolon tattoo on their body, for them or a loved one. Some ink lovers and tattoo artists are offering art to cheer people up. These tattoos can even help hiding scars and healing souls... Faith in humanity restored...

If you are wishing to get a semicolon tattoo to show your own struggles and your decision to live, then, perhaps your heart will be warmed by these semicolon tattoos' inspiration...

You're the writer of your story, and it's not finished yet. Semicolon tattoo By @afflictedaddictiontattoos.
Butterfly semicolon tattoo By @ambertattoos. #butterfly #semicolon #ambertattoos
Heart-warming mother and daughter tattoos by @electric_butterfly_tattooo. Matching semicolon tattoos! #matching #semicolon #motheranddaugther
Another semicolon tattoo by @sincerely_sarah05. #semicolon #butterfly
Little Mermaid Minion semicolon tattoo by Alex Santaloci. #mermaid #minion #semicolon
The world is huge, space even more huge. Explore them! Semicolon tattoo by Alisha Harding.
Tattoos are a great reminder. Semicolon tattoo by Dale at Studio 85 Tattoo. #semicolon #watercolor #reminder
Lovely blue butterfly semicolon tattoo by Ge Zhang. #blue #butterfly #semicolon
Dotwork and negative space for a positive tattoo by Jo at Ink 180. #dotwork #negativespace #semicolon
Be the one to put troubles in checkmate. Semicolon tattoo by Keith Cromie. #watercolor #semicolon #lettering
Badass Celtic design by Kiersten Lockwood! #celtic #semicolon
Cool cosmic tattoo by Laura Kennedy. #cosmic #laurakennedy #watercolor #semicolon
Semicolon tattoo in combination with an eye, by Michael Mankin. #eye #semicolon
You can turn the semicolon into cute animals. Here is a sweet semicolon tattoo by Paula Stirland.
Watercolor is indeed a trendy idea. Semicolon tattoo by Peter Faehnrich. #semicolon #watercolor
The center of a fine mandala. By Rich Vader. #mandala #semicolon #richvader
F*ck haters, f*ck angst, f*ck troubles... Cool semicolon tattoo by Samuel Sasha... #semicolon #samuelsasha
Wounded but alive and healing. Semicolon tattoo by Texas Ed. #semicolon #texased
Line the adventure, semicolon tattoo via @brebre625. #lettering #semicolontattoo #semicolon
Disney's magic semicolon tattoo via @jme_ydg. #semicolon #semicolontattoo
A moving testimony, semicolon tattoo via @polaroidmeloirs... #breathe #lettering #semicolon
"I'm not really sure how long I have been suffering from anxiety- social anxiety disorder to be exact. I dread public speaking, eye contact, meeting new people because of introductions, I avoid the crowd as much as I could; I would always look around, panicking inside. I get nervous, feel like i'm gonna pass out or my teeth are gonna fall off or my stomach would start having a violent reaction. I'm also a worrier, an overthinker. I'm weird and awkward I am often misunderstood for my "attitude" simply (complicatedly) because i'm scared of literally everything without a proper concrete reason at all."
"That I only talk to the people that I like, which isn't the case. I am awfully quiet when I am not with the people i'm comfortable with. It takes time for me get on with my nerves to some people because usually these people have already judged me based on first impression which in turn I'd forever be conscious whenever i'm around them.Today i had the courage to have my first tattoo. Semi-colon is a symbolism for all the people in the world who are going through what i have been dealing with all my life. Authors use it to continue a sentence they don't want to end. It symbolizes that no matter how hard life is, especially for people like us, we should always have the courage to continue because our story isn't over yet. "Breathe" would serve as my mantra, to not be scared all the time, to always try to think rationally and not to worry too much, to just relax, to just breathe. And hopefully everything would be okay (...).This is for everyone who is like us. I am sharing this to let you know there are many of us."
Trad is rad via @what.money. Semicolon tattoo flag! #flag #semicolontattoo
Minimalistic beauty! Watercolor semicolon tattoo via @yoon_kitty_. #watercolor #semicolon